Monthly Archives: May 2019

Retirement planning: 9 tips for a successful retirement

Like any new chapter in your life, preparation can go a long way in ensuring you’re emotionally and financially ready for the road ahead. Despite the obvious benefits, only 44% of Australians over age 40 feel prepared for retirement1. That’s why we’ve pulled together a nine-point retirement planning checklist to help make sure you’re on […]

7 tips for first-time property investors

If you’re looking to invest in the Aussie property market, here are some key points to consider at any age. If you’ve been saving for a while and feel you’re ready to purchase your first investment property, it’s worth ensuring you’re across some important points so you can make a well-informed decision. Remember, property prices […]

Moving interstate? The cost of living in a new Australian city could surprise you

If you’re relocating to a new city, it’s a good idea to do your homework about living costs…particularly if it’s Sydney. When you’re moving interstate it’s natural to focus on the costs and logistics of the actual move—removalists, storage, rental bonds. But what about the costs of living in a new city? It’s important to […]

The 5 Deadliest Habits to Avoid As You Get Older

Even when they’re truly detrimental to your health, certain activities can be difficult to give up. Whether it’s smoking, regularly indulging in sugary beverages, or binge drinking, there are a handful of practices that experts have linked to an early death. Before suggesting that these activities were harmful, researchers studied big groups of people over […]

3 simple ways to skyrocket your personal brand

By Flying Solo contributor Nick Brogden Have you ever wondered why some people are able to skyrocket their personal brand more than others? Quite often it can come down to leveraging your network, branding yourself as an expert, and thinking outside of the box by doing things that others don’t do. Here’s a fresh look […]

Keeping your super intact: It’s fundamental

Ideally, investors should begin investing as early as possible in their lives, invest more whenever possible and remain in investment markets for as long as possible. These fundamentals of sound investment practice should increase your chances of investing success. Yet super fund members who attempt to illegally gain access to super savings before being eligible […]